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Facebook advertising's latest makeover could raise new unease about privacy, tracking and snooping by the popular social networking site. Business owners need to understand online privacy rules as they attempt to negotiate this new model.
At this very moment, the economic basis of the entire health-care system is up in the air, as a result of the imminent U.S. Supreme Court opinion in the health care reform law cases. Court observers expect the decision any day now, and most likely before the end of June.
Though Detroit already has several business incubators, the Green Garage, they say, will walk a different path. Instead of focusing on acceleration, it will work to build a start-up culture that's a rough analogue of the slow-food movement: intimate, deliberate, unhurried.
Selecting the right franchisees and treating them well may, in fact, be the most important rules for franchisors as they start and build their companies.
The 20-somethings of Gen Y are the first group to enter the workplace with the expectation that they’ll be able to use their own devices on the job. More than half view using their device at work a "right" rather than a "privilege."
Is the single-serve coffee industry ripe for disruption? One company thinks so.
According to one survey, 54 percent of business owners have gone without a paycheck at some point to keep their business afloat. To find out how common this really is, we asked members of the CNBC Small Business Council about their own experience — how many of them have gone without a paycheck? You might be surprised.
With roots in a rugged agrarian work ethic, start-ups are thriving around Omaha — thanks in no small part to big spenders' bankrolls. An investigation of the seedlings of Silicon Prairie.
The real power and promise of strategic relationships is to level the playing field for small to medium-sized organizations that may not have the national or the global brand recognition or the resources to simply throw at challenges or opportunities.
What happens when you have a big idea but a small market? Many small-business owners and would-be entrepreneurs face this problem. Their business can't grow because they don't have enough customers in their geographic area.
An underground workforce is growing alongside the more official one that has reported disappointing results over the past few months. More small businesses are hiring independent contractors.
The Great Recession spawned a new breed of "accidental entrepreneurs" more driven by profits than passion, a new study finds.
The co-chairs of the Democratic Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) sent a letter Tuesday to NFIB president Dan Danner, questioning the NFIB's claim that it represents small business interests.
Computer security specialists say “corporate account takeovers” have become increasingly common, and small businesses are especially easy prey because many lack firewalls and monitoring systems.
Well before employees leave, you should have a plan for how you're going to protect the data, including extra measures for dreaded scenarios.
If you want to put together a rock-star team, he says, then hire employees based on their values first and ability second — the way great rock bands do it.
What has changed in the past five years for small business owners? Pretty much everything, according to new research from Sage North America.
Job growth may be stagnant, with consumer confidence in the doldrums, yet many franchise owners are bullish, according to a new survey of 2,000 industry leaders by the International Franchise Association. The reason? More people want to take charge of their work life.
Many young entrepreneurs are pivoting their business in order to help it grow as a competitor and make it more valuable.
If there is one thing for certain among small business owners, it’s that the amount of uncertainty they are facing has made it difficult for them to make decisions on spending and jobs.